How does devolved government operate in the UK?

In this lesson we will explore the functionality of devolution in the United Kingdom. We will identify how devolution operates in the devolved governments in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, before conlcuding with a look at how the devolved governments apply their powers to a case study on Covid-19.

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Q1.True or false, Government is the means by which a group of people organise themselves and divide up authority and power in order achieve goals?

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Q2.'Has powers in a local area like a town, city or county' is a description of Local or Central Government?

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Q3.'Responsible for the security and welfare of the whole country. Sets laws and policies that apply to all of us' is a description of Local or Central Government?

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Q4.'Decisions are made by ministers who are either MPs or Lords and run departments' is a description of Local or Central Government?

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Q5.What is the name of the new hospitals created by Central Government to act as a backup during Covid-19?

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Q6.Who makes decisions in Local Government?

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Q7.Which is the best description of a 'policy'?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.True or false, Government is the means by which a group of people organise themselves and divide up authority and power in order achieve goals?

1/7

Q2.'Has powers in a local area like a town, city or county' is a description of Local or Central Government?

2/7

Q3.'Responsible for the security and welfare of the whole country. Sets laws and policies that apply to all of us' is a description of Local or Central Government?

3/7

Q4.'Decisions are made by ministers who are either MPs or Lords and run departments' is a description of Local or Central Government?

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Q5.What is the name of the new hospitals created by Central Government to act as a backup during Covid-19?

5/7

Q6.Who makes decisions in Local Government?

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Q7.Which is the best description of a 'policy'?

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How does devolved government operate in the UK?

Year 11 Citizenship

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Q1.What is meant by the term devolution?

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Q2.Which of the following does not have devolved power by the UK Parliament?

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Q3.Which devolved administration is also known as the Senedd Cyrmu?

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Q4.True or false, those that are members in devolved governments, can sit in the UK Parliament at Westminster.

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Q5.True or false, the UK Parliament is the only administration to decide on 'reserved' matters

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How does devolved government operate in the UK?

Year 11 Citizenship

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is meant by the term devolution?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following does not have devolved power by the UK Parliament?

2/5

Q3.Which devolved administration is also known as the Senedd Cyrmu?

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Q4.True or false, those that are members in devolved governments, can sit in the UK Parliament at Westminster.

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Q5.True or false, the UK Parliament is the only administration to decide on 'reserved' matters

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